Archive for June, 2010

Website Design Usability How-To Guide

Saturday, June 26th, 2010
Website Design Usability How-To Guide By: Michael Cordova Website design usability improvements can double sales and visitor satisfaction, and site visitor satisfaction means extra return visits. A company's website is many times the first experience with that company so usability and a quality user experience is critically important to a company’s Read The Post [...]

Web Design FAQ – 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Designing a Web Site

Saturday, June 26th, 2010
By Herman Drost Many site owners make the mistake of building a website without laying out a clear plan for their online business. This is a sure set-up for failure. There are 1000s of abandoned sites on the web due to lack of careful planning. Before designing your website you should ask yourself some questions to avoid making mistakes down Read The Post [...]

Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Simple Web Header Bar

Sunday, June 20th, 2010
This video has simple in the name so I present it here. When using a header image such as this you need to take extra steps so that the search engines will know your site name. Also always use the alternate text with images and graphics. Search robots can not read text in images and don't see the images themselves. They will pick up your alt text, however. Read The Post [...]

Ups and Downs of Using Flash Web Design

Sunday, June 20th, 2010
by Nievo Jan Babay In the previous decade, flash web design has been the go-to format for many designers, developers and companies. It gives your site a sleek, suave, and superbly aesthetic aura. Flash is a web format used to display content on a web browser. It allows you to graphically present a web page more attractively contrary to the text-based Read The Post [...]

The Simple Site Design Blog

Saturday, June 19th, 2010
I am putting up this blog in conjunction with my Symmetrical Backgrounds website. I will bring you articles and thoughts about web design on these pages. I hope that you will find something of value to you here. I am not a professional web designer. I have an interest in website building and have gained some experience with my sites over the past Read The Post [...]